Seventh-day Adventist® Church

Adventist Youth in the United Kingdom and Ireland


e-Club Cooking Fun Award

Cooking Fun e-Award (Sunbeam)

Category: Household Arts



1. Name the four food groups.
a. Collect pictures from each of these food groups.
b. Use your pictures to make a collage or poster to be displayed
at your club, school or church.
2. Describe a complete, balanced daily menu.
Compose a complete dinner menu.
3. Help prepare, serve, and clean up a four-course dinner.
4. Make two different kinds of sandwiches.
5. Prepare two different salads.
6. Help to prepare and pack a picnic lunch.
a. Include foods from the four food groups.
b. Share this picnic with family or friends.

1. Vegetable-fruit group: Citrus, tomatoes, peppers, melons, cabbage, berries, dark-green or deep-yellow vegetables, potatoes, etc.
Bread-cereal group: Breads, cereals and other grain products made from whole, enriched or restored grains.
Protein group: Dried beans, dried peas, lentils, garbanzos, nuts, peanuts, peanut butter, eggs, soy cheese, and vegetable proteins.
Milk group: Whole, evaporated, or skim milk, reconstituted dry milk, buttermilk, soybean milk, cottage cheese, yogurt.
Resources: Magazines and seed catalogs
2. a. Vegetable-fruit group: four or more servings daily Bread-cereal group: four or
more servings daily
Protein group: two or more servings daily
Milk group: children need three to four cups, adults need two or more daily
b. Dinner Menu: Soup, salad, entree, vegetables, and dessert.
3. This dinner can be the result of requirement #2. Helping make dinner and clean up are
fun experiences. Give a special hug to the child.
4. Make two sandwich fillings or use prepared items such as jam, peanut butter, etc.
5. Make a simple relish tray and/or a tossed or jelled salad. Encourage creativity.
6. Prepare a picnic lunch and go on that picnic with your group, even if it is just under a
tree on the church lawn.


We suggest that if there are any presentation elements of the award you record a video of yourself and include it with your written assessment in your folder.  Your director will check all your work when your club resumes.

Finished all your requirements?  Complete this form online and print off the confirmation for your folders.

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